You’ve always been independent
and lived life on your own terms. If you didn’t like something, you changed it. Work hard, play hard—you’re not going to stop now. This is your time to engage in the life you so richly deserve! At Southgate, you’ll enjoy a host of extraordinary services, meet new people, make new friends, and pursue your passions.
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Southgate is a retirement community
designed to nurture your body, mind, and soul, rekindle your interest in what excites you, and so much more. We offer the best senior living facilities of any retirement community in Massachusetts, including a health club, swimming pool, bowling alley, movie theatre, library, dining room, cafe, and cocktail lounge. The activities are endless!
Wherever your inspiration guides you
either within the security and privacy of your own senior living apartment or just outside your door, Southgate is a place of vibrant possibilities. Bring them to life, all while living in premium surroundings with unsurpassed amenities and the security of knowing that the services you desire are available to you.
Best of all
Southgate is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering independent living and assisted living accommodations, along with nursing and rehabilitation care on site, if ever needed.
At Southgate, you will live as richly on the outside as you feel on the inside!
Southgate Welcomes Back Fred Marple from Frost Heaves!http://southgateatshrewsbury.com/event/southgate-welcomes-back-fred-marple-from-frost-heaves/“Fred Marple’s Guide to New England” (for Locals and People from Away) is a hilarious look at all the things about Yankees that seem to confuse outsiders. Fred will discuss Yankee food, including why we think baked beans and vegetables boiled with a piece of corned beef are examples of haute cuisine. He’ll examine Yankee fashion, and life in a small town, where everyone knows your business — often before you! Fred has appeared on New Hampshire Chronicle, on the radio, in the pages of Yankee Magazine and New Hampshire Magazine, and on stage all over New England. Fred has been called “hilarious,” “a hoot,” and “smarter than he looks.” Don’t miss this special “April Fool’s” performance!
Art Gallery Exhibit Receptionhttp://southgateatshrewsbury.com/event/art-gallery-exhibit-reception-4/
Our next art gallery exhibit features the work of Peg Munson. Peg’s artist statement reads, in part, as follows: I designed and created stained glass for ten years, selling pieces in galleries on Cape Cod and in Newport, RI. I transitioned to painting and photography when my severe arthritis made working with glass too difficult. My preferred medium is pastel. I have won ribbons for both photography and pastel paintings. Landscapes that feature water are my favorite subject. The reception will also feature classical guitarist Mark Small. Refreshments will be served.
Voices of Resistance & Critical Patriotism Throughout American history inspiring figures have offered alternative visions of our national identity and community. In this course we will study a handful of such critical patriots, discussing their lives and identities, voices and texts, and historical moments and contexts. GROUP LEADER: Benjamin Railton is a Professor of English and American Studies at Fitchburg State University. He is author of four books, most recently History and Hope in American Literature: Models of Critical Patriotism, 2016. Southgate residents are admitted to the class free of charge. Class will continue through May 3rd, 2019.
Art Mattershttp://southgateatshrewsbury.com/event/art-matters-13/AUGUSTE RENOIR One of the most popular of the Impressionist painters, Renoir was a romantic. His paintings celebrate life and love. “I wish to lend joyousness to a wall!” Join us in celebration of Renoir.
Clark Musical Theater presents songs from "...Edwin Drood"http://southgateatshrewsbury.com/event/clark-musical-theater-presents-songs-from-edwin-drood/Clark University’s premiere musical theatre group “Clark Musical Theatre” is excited to come share some of the songs from their current musical: THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. The musical, based on the unfinished final novel from Charles Dickens, is a show unlike other shows. YOU the audience, get to choose the ending! Join us for a sneek peek at some of the musical numbers.
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